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Electrical Design Engineer

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will be part of a cross-functional team, using the latest technologies to provide innovative solutions to our clients. The major responsibility is to develop detailed electrical power, lighting and control designs for air handling solutions, panel builds and electrical skids per required specifications.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, has excellent communication skills, and a strong desire to be a team player with the ultimate goal of serving our customers

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (preferred) with minimum of 2 years of professional experience, or a college degree with demonstrated experience of practical equivalency for 3-5 years
  • 2-5 years of experience in electrical systems installations and power distribution design is desired
  • Recent graduate with an internship experience in a related field to power distribution and electrical system design/installation are qualified candidates
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, able to make drawings and review & oversee drawings done by others.
  • Basic computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Project)
  • Basic understanding of electrical power systems up to 600VAC
  • Ability to read electrical controls drawings, PIDs, single line diagrams
  • Familiar with panel design layout and point to point wiring diagrams
  • Knowledge of UL/NEC regulations and requirements for electrical installations

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Hardware applications knowledge such as Tridium JACE controllers, Allen Bradley PLCs, JCI/Siemens hardware, IO modules, disconnects, circuit breaker and fuses, variable frequency drives, power distribution panels, air flow measuring devices, dampers and valves actuators
  • Electrical Power calculation for equipment Full Load Amps, Minimum circuit Ampacity, and Maximum Overcurrent Protection.

 Key duties/responsibilities of Electrical Design Engineer:

  • Identify projects requirements by reviewing projects specification, technical drawings and as sold documents
  • Develop electrical and control cabinets wiring diagram and layout including, motor starters, variable frequency drives, power supplies, grounding requirements, control wiring and inputs/outputs terminations
  • Generate electrical layout drawings with construction details, conduit layout drawings and bill of materials
  • Perform electrical design calculations to confirm electrical operation (circuit breaker sizing, fuse size, disconnect size, wire size, actuator size, etc.).
  • Provide conduit/wiring selection and generate installation drawings
  • Create electrical equipment Bill of Material (BOM) and packing list for factory and field built projects.
  • Provide Design Engineering department with feedback to improve quality of electrical design and lower costs
  • Attend project kick-off meeting and design review for critical information handoff and review
  • Provide factory and field support during installation, and testing activities.
  • Participate in process improvement measures of the electrical department for wiring methods, electrical design, and other procedures
  • Ensure that unit as designed can be fabricated and will perform as required. This includes confirmation that all purchased equipment will perform over the expected operating range of electrical design conditions.
  • Develop RFQs for instrumentation and electrical equipment per specifications
  • Support applications engineers with electrical calculations, quotes, and preliminary drawings.

Competitive compensation and benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and more.

Air Enterprises delivers custom air handling units, each requiring the application of diverse engineering skills to maximize design effectiveness. At Air Enterprises, learning these diverse skills will develop your engineering ability and yield a rewarding employment experience.

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Employee profile: Kevin Jackson

Kevin Jackson been with Air Enterprises for over five years and envisions a long-term career with the company. He has risen through the ranks from a partner in the Receiving department to a supervisory role in the plant, to his current position as a Project Coordinator in the Project Management Department.

We spoke with Jackson about what it’s like to work at Air Enterprises and how the dedication of the company’s employees helps ensure quality products.

Why did you want to work at Air Enterprises?

It’s a good company and provided a good opportunity. It has also been around a long time, for over 50 years, and many of the employees have been here 20 and even 30-some years. I think that dedication says a lot about the company.

What do you like most about your job?

I really like the people at Air Enterprises. There isn’t anyone here I don’t get along with. Everyone has a good work ethic and is always ready to get the job done. There is no naysaying or complaining. Everybody does what they need to do to get the job done and create a quality product.

What sets Air Enterprises apart from other companies?

The way they treat their employees is definitely new to me, and something I hadn’t seen at other companies I worked for. At Air Enterprises, if you show hard work and diligence, they will recognize it. There is opportunity for advancement, and they offer paid time off when you need it.

They are also upfront, honest and open. They encourage us to ask questions, and if they don’t know the answer, they’ll get it for us. They keep us informed. We have monthly company meetings to go over the company’s finances, including losses and gains. We also have weekly meetings where we go over safety goals and daily meetings where we think of ways we can improve. Air Enterprises always asks for our ideas and solutions. We call it ‘bottom-up thinking.’

What is the workplace atmosphere like at Air Enterprises?

Everybody is dedicated to working together to get the job done. Nobody holds up the process. If I ask my partners to get something done, they do it immediately. If we need help from another department, people often drop what they’re doing to help, even the guys who have been here for 20 or 30 years.

Communication is big on the shop floor. If there’s a problem within a department, we work together to fix it. If the problem involves multiple departments, we get together to discuss it and set up a game plan.

How do you think the employee dedication you described translates to a better quality product?

Air Enterprises employees are proud of the way the company treats us. Even though the company went through hard times during the recession, it kept as many employees as possible. And when current ownership took over, they brought a lot of employees back.

We’re also proud of our product. It’s No. 1. We know we produce a quality product, and we want to ensure that we continue to produce a quality product. When you have a group working the best it is able, the product will definitely be the best it can be.


At Air Enterprises, we offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

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